Pomegranates. How do they work? All those tiny seeds and waxy, bitter parts covering them. How do I eat them without a mouthful of seeds and bad taste?

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    Is stickiness an issue? – fredley Dec 10 '14 at 21:03
  • No, although that's good for a second question. – Origin Dec 10 '14 at 21:22

The seeds are - although unpleasant to chew on - edible. Typically how we - my family and I - eat them is to dig out all the seeds we can find and then eat the seeds... The waxy bitter parts are not to be eaten.

Delicious and safe!

  • "without a mouthful of seeds" – Origin Dec 11 '14 at 2:45
  • @Origin Oh... Well, I'm afraid that seeds are most likely going to be apart of eating a pomegranate. However, you may just suck on the seed or bite the fruit off. Also, pomegranate juice. – L.B. Dec 11 '14 at 16:10

So I took this to mean: How do you eat Pomegranates without sucking on all the little seeds?


  • Take the Pomegranate seeds and put them in a bowl. Now crush them with something hard and strain them through a strainer. This will make you Pomegranate juice. You may need several Pomegranates.

But Apparently you can eat the seeds, as well.


This is all I would think you could do beside drying the seeds or crushing them, because the seeds and the juice are the only edible portion.

  • Eating and making juice are completely separate issues with almost no overlap at all.. Imo your answer is completely beside the question.. – Vogel612 Dec 11 '14 at 0:50

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